Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33

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In this tutorial we are going to bring together, all the creative elements we created over the past 2 videos and place them into the book cover document.

In this tutorial I will be demonstrating a smart way to manage complexity in photoshop.

Enjoy.

 

TOPICS COVERED:

 

00:01:33 - Drag cloud illustrations into header composition

00:07:34 - Place header composition into main book cover document

 

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:

 

V - Move tool

 

Press & hold shift + click - Select multiple layers

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + T - Free transform

cmd (Ctrl PC) + W - Close document

cmd (Ctrl PC) + G - Group layers

cmd (Ctrl PC) + S - Save document

 

Press & hold alt + shift + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + ; - Show guides

 

 


 

**FYI**
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

 


 

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